Three Brazilian pics grabbed 66% of the country's B.O. grosses Oct. 24-26, the best weekend performance by homegrown pics since 1990, in what it turning out to be a boffo year for the local industry.
International distributor Beta Cinema has inked a deal with Berlin producer X Filme for worldwide rights to three of the company's new titles.
Honorable intentions aren't enough to salvage funereal pacing and stilted dialogue accompanying a family's death-watch over its matriarch. Pic feels way overlong even at short feature running time…
German film group IM Internationalmedia has booked its highest quarterly sales volume thanks to the success of "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines."
Provocative and often inspiring, "The Messengers" follows a half-dozen artists as they wed varied media to a solid message for change using words, images, music and everyday objects to make a…
Beacon Pictures has closed on a $250 million credit facility. That's one of the largest fundings of an independent film company in recent years.
Having hung up his "ER" scrubs, Eriq La Salle will play a doctor who uses his skills for dubious purposes in "Inside Out," a drama that begins shooting shortly with financing by Ogdenigma…
Dot-com billionaires Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner are launching HDNet Films, which will seek to produce three to eight features per year. Pics, to be budgeted at $2 million and under, will be shot on…
Ben Affleck has committed to star in "Glory Road," a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced Disney drama about the college hoops coach who shattered the color barrier by leading the first all-black lineup of…
Jennifer Lopez wants to keep dancing. She has agreed to develop "Dance Lessons" at Paramount through her Nuyorican shingle as a potential starring vehicle.